We demonstrate photonic crystal fibers with broadband ultra-flattened dispersion in both the normal and anomalous regimes. A 100m long fiber with a dispersion of ~0.5±0.07ps/nm.km from 1.42µm to 1.62µm is presented.
© 2003 Optical Society of America
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.2030) Physical optics : Dispersion
W. H. Reeves, J. C. Knight, P. S. J. Russell, P. J. Roberts, and B. J. Mangan, "Dispersion-Flattened Photonic Crystal Fibers at 1550nm," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2003), paper FI3.
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